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  • Selections from Mendele the martyr

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Ness chanuka -- An oischer sol men sein -- Yom seh mchibod. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Die zauberin

    sheet music | 24 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Mirele's geburtstag -- Hotzmach solo -- Das blinden-spiel -- Elend bin ich (Mirele solo -- Der markt -- Babkelach -- Der Katzew -- Yidden bnei rach'monim -- Marcus solo -- Gesang bei der zauberin -- Romance, Mirele -- Passach schin scha (zauberin solo -- Die terken ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Ven ich sol veren president

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If I were to be president." Satirizing Jewish social clubs was a favorite topic in the Yiddish theater. Song text includes the English words (given in Hebrew/Yiddish characters): constitution, politician, union label, and Yankee. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Lodge President" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Moshiach is gekumen

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Messiah has come" from "Mazel tov" ("Good luck"). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Lkoved shabos

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To honor the Sabbath." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Davidoff, Jacob - Mesco, Adam - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Damaged goods

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | From th eplay "Weibershe meluche" ("Women's handiwork/trade".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Chad gadyo

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "An only kid/little goat." Lyrics: folk poetry. Adaptation of a religious folksong with cumulative verses, which traditionally is sung at the conclusion of the Passover seder (festive ritual meal). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • Kein Zion zuruck aheim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "To Zion home again." "Exiled Israel longs to return from diaspora to Zion. Even in this dear land of Columbus, the world's greatest republic, some of us suffer rejection for being Jews." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Mysel, Hyman - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Die sisse hofenung

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sweet hope" from "Bridegroom and Bride." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from the opera Choson Kale" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Seder nacht

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Shmulevitz, Solomon = Small, Solomon, 1868-1943 (Statement Of Responsibility). "The seder (Passover festive ritual meal) night, children's song." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Children's Song" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • The new mother's prayer

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theo Arison - Arnstein, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Oriental dance

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: R. Markowitz - Arnstein, Ira
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Akeidas jizchok: Opus 1, Schlaflied & Sarah and Abraham at the altar

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The sacrificial binding of (biblical) Isaac." Schlaflied "Lullaby." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Sei nit gefallen mein sindele

    sheet music | 3 p. ; 35 cm. | "Do not stumble/falter, my little son" from "My people's dream." (Also, "The dream of my people".) "Israel, little child of God, know that He is ever with you. Do not stumble, but be steadfast." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Violin part (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Goldberg - Meyerowitz, David - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • Yom hakipurim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Day of the atonements." "All prayers rise heavenward at this holy time of year. For Jewish wanderers, adrift in the sea of diaspora, the flame of age-old faith burns brightly with steadfast hope. May Almighty God forgive our sins and bless us all." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Sisi wesimchi

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Rejoice and celebrate." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Wen men ruft dich zurik

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "When you are called back/pass away." "What does man value and seek in this life? Suddenly old, even if rich, one faces the end. Know that you cannot take anything with you into the grave." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Meyerowitz, David - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • A glezele wine

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "A glass to life/a toast" from "Tsu shpeyt" ("Too late".) Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Elende yesoimele

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "Forlorn, or lonely little orphan." "Help the innocent children, orphaned and starving because of the war." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Small, Solomon - Russotto, H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Der erster chaver

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The first/best friend." "It's true that life ends in the grave, but when you lose your first friend (your mother), the world is darkened." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Small, Solomon - Kamenetzky, Jacob
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Borich hobaw

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Blessed be the arrival/welcome" from "Gabriel." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "Comic Song from the Hebrew Opera, Gabriel" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Friedsell, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901

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  • O Mari, valse

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. P. Katz - Montano, D.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • March from Jehudith die zweite

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Processional" from "The Second Judith." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Meyer Levin's Music Store - Brody, Joseph - Hellman, Abraham
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Shmendrig

    sheet music | 10 p. ; 35 cm. | The name "Shmendrik" passed quickly into the vernacular as referring to a good natured simpleton or oaf. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Solo Braine mit chor -- Romance Rosa -- Duett Rosa und David -- Rosa mit chor -- Breine mit chor -- Die kale heist Paulina tanz. (Content). Sheet Music ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Goldfaden, Abraham - Rumshinsky, Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Dus fetter'l

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The little uncle" from "My wife's friend." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Mogulesco, S. (Sigmund)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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